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Wayne Grayson is the Online Managing Editor for Equipment World. He keeps the website fresh with news and opinion on both heavy equipment and the construction industry from the experts at the magazine and also manages the publication's social media accounts. He's a technology geek as well and serves as the magazine's tech writer.

VIDEO: 2 excavators upright tipped end dumper that forgot one vital step

VIDEO: 2 excavators upright tipped end dumper that...

Posted on Jan 28, 2016

Looks like someone forgot to open their tailgate... Thankfully, there were two excavator operators who had some time on their hands ...

Caterpillar profit fell 43% in 2015; 4Q loss comes as construction, mining sales weaker than expected

Caterpillar profit fell 43% in 2015; 4Q loss comes as...

Posted on Jan 28, 2016

Despite slashing its sales outlook in tandem with an October announcement of a sweeping cost reduction plan, Caterpillar's full-year sales still fell below ...

Ford invites blue collar customers, including contractor, inside Super Duty development process

Ford invites blue collar customers, including...

Posted on Jan 28, 2016

Over the last few years, Ford's marketing department has worked really hard to make its F-Series pickups synonymous with blue ...

Lego’s amazing Bucket Wheel Excavator set will include a dump truck; can be rebuilt into aggregate plant (VIDEO)

Lego’s amazing Bucket Wheel Excavator set will...

Posted on Jan 27, 2016

One of Lego's largest (and coolest) available Technic sets is the remote-control Volvo CE L350F wheel loader. The set includes 1,636 pieces ...

Why Caterpillar invested in Powerhive, a smart microgrid delivering affordable power to developing communities

Why Caterpillar invested in Powerhive, a smart...

Posted on Jan 27, 2016

Since 2012, PowerHive has been delivering electricity to spread-out rural communities in developing nations. The company does this through a ...

With equipment spending set for all-time high in 2016, ELFA releases Top 10 acquisition trends

With equipment spending set for all-time high in 2016,...

Posted on Jan 27, 2016

Forecasting businesses, nonprofits and government agencies to spend more than $1 trillion on equipment in 2016, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association ...

Ford brings hybrid-inspired Auto Start-Stop engine feature to more F-150 models (VIDEO)

Ford brings hybrid-inspired Auto Start-Stop engine...

Posted on Jan 26, 2016

Ford has announced that it is expanding the availability of one F-150 feature that takes cues from hybrid electric vehicles. Auto ...

IronPlanet expands Florida public auction to 5 days to accommodate more sellers

IronPlanet expands Florida public auction to 5 days to...

Posted on Jan 26, 2016

Online equipment marketplace IronPlanet recently announced that it has added a fifth day to its annual unreserved public auction in Kissimmee, ...

Judge throws out ICP’s antitrust suit against Caterpillar, Komatsu and Volvo CE

Judge throws out ICP’s antitrust suit against...

Posted on Jan 25, 2016

A lawsuit filed against three of the largest manufacturers of construction equipment alleging that they worked together to limit competition from ...

VIDEO: Carpenter’s twirling hammer tricks make us wish we had more free time

VIDEO: Carpenter’s twirling hammer tricks make us...

Posted on Jan 25, 2016

A worker and his hammer. Is there any relationship more pure? This video is a couple years old but just recently ...

AI, robotics expected to claim nearly 500,000 construction jobs by 2020

AI, robotics expected to claim nearly 500,000...

Posted on Jan 25, 2016

An estimated 5.1 million jobs are expected to be lost in the next five years due to advances in technology, ...

SCE&G working with schools statewide to fill 1,000 construction positions for new reactors

SCE&G working with schools statewide to fill 1,000...

Posted on Jan 25, 2016

South Carolina Energy & Gas (SCE&G) will hire 1,000 workers over the course of this year as part of a ...

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